Dr. Oz’s Twitter Q&A Backfires Spectacularly, Doesn’t Cause Weight Loss


Once upon a time — like, two days ago — Dr. Mehmet Oz decided to dispense his medical wisdom to the masses on Twitter:

Unfortunately for him, Dr. Oz’s name is synonymous with dubious medical advice, weight loss quackery, pseudoscience, and being yelled at by Senators for profiting off the desperate by selling products while making fraudulent medical claims. As a result, #OzsInbox was quickly hijacked by critics:

Sadly, Dr. Oz did not answer this question, which is actually a pretty legitimate, non-joke question:

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